Pianist Jörg Demus died at the age of 90.
Vienna. He debuted at the age of 15, and later became the master of his major. Austrian pianist Jörg Demus died on Tuesday at the age of 90 after a sickness in Vienna.
Jorg Des Moose
Demus played in the first series of international concert stars in 1945, with colleagues like Paul Badura-Skoda and Friedrich Gulda.
Demus' hundreds of recordings and CD recordings from his long career show that "service to work" has always been the motto of his performance. He grew older and played with Badura-Skoda at the Linz Brucknerfest on his 90th birthday last autumn, giving him an artistic and touching climax.
Jörg Demus was born on December 2, 1928. Born in Pölten. He entered the Vienna Music Academy at the age of 11 and studied piano, composition and conduct until 1945. He has already debuted as a concert pianist at Musikverein at the age of 15. He was musically influenced by his work with Walter Gieseking, Ives Nat and Edwin Fischer.
After his Vienna debut, Demus appeared on almost every major European music hall and named himself as a great musician and chamber musician, such as Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau or Elisabeth Schwarzkopf. In the international festivals recording the piano sonatas of Robert Schumann and Claude Debussy, who interpreted the works of Mozart, Beethoven, Haydn, Bach and Schubert through South America, America, and Japan, Starring Stammpublikum has been resolved.
In addition to his active music career, Jörg Demus taught at the Conservatory of Vienna and Stuttgart and published many music theory essays and books. In his game, he used fortepiano's resurrection as his original instrument. His taste for historic keyboard instruments was also expressed in an extensive collection, of which Dorotheum was auctioned in 2004.
In 2006, Demus received a Medal of Honor from the Austrian Cross Country Medal of Honor for the Beethoven Ring, the Mozart Medal, the Schumann Prize or the French Legion of Honor. "My life is mainly in music, a cosmic language that gives something to us," he said.
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